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October 16th, 2014

Panama dominates rival Pocola

October 17, 2014

Things started off a little slow for the Panama Razorbacks in Thursday night’s District 2A-6 contest against archrival Pocola on their home field at George Ollie Stadium. However, once things got going, it was Hog wild for the home team as the Razorbacks beat the Indians 48-0 in the latest installment of their rivalry.
Editor’s note: Editor John Clark of The Spiro Graphic contributed to this story.Editor’s note: Editor John Clark of The Spiro Graphic contributed to this story.

Week off doesn’t hurt Talihina, which routs Warner Eagles

October 17, 2014

WARNER — Class A’s second-ranked Talihina Golden Tigers showed little to no effect for having had an open date last week.
Having had to wait two weeks to play, the Golden Tigers took out their frustration on the homestanding Warner Eagles for a 46-16 victory.
Editor’s note: Talihina Correspondent Calvin McClain contributed to this story.

Week 7 Winner

October 16, 2014

October 15th

Poteau Pirates begin key stretch with Thursday night’s road game against Broken Bow

October 15, 2014

In horse races, the announcer will say “... and down the stretch they come,” as the horses near the final yards toward the finish line. The Poteau Pirates football team is beginning its stretch drive with the three most important games of the season. The first one is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Stadium against Broken Bow.

Archrivals Pocola, Panama meet Thursday night in Panama

October 15, 2014

It’s that time of the year on the gridiron when two LeFlore County archrivals meet. The Pocola Indians and the Panama Razorbacks will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Panama’s George Ollie Stadium in the latest installment of their rivalry.
“You can throw the records out because they won’t mean much,” Pocola coach Rick Lang said. “Our kids will play hard.”
“It’s always been a big rivalry game,” Panama coach Brandon Ellis said. “It was before I got here, and it’s been that way since I’ve been here. It’s always going to be a big rivalry game.”
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District 2A-6 Standings

After being stormed out Friday, Spiro in crucial 3A-8 contest Thursday night at Idabel

October 15, 2014

The bad news about Friday night's home game against Stroud being stormed out for the Spiro Bulldogs was they missed a chance to continue playing on a weekly basis. However, on the other hand, it helped the ’Dogs (4-1 overall, 1-1 in District 3A-8 play) get healed up for their big 7 p.m. Thursday road district contest against the Idabel Warriors (5-1, 1-1).

Talihina football team returns to action with road game against Warner Eagles

October 15, 2014

After taking a bye week, Class A's second-ranked Talihina Golden Tigers will return to action at 7 p.m. Thursday in a District A-6 road game against the Warner Eagles.
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District A-6 Standings
Team District Overall +/-
Sallisaw-Central 3-0 6-0 +45
Talihina 2-0 5-0 +30
Quinton 2-1 4-2 +15
Savanna 1-1 3-3 0
Warner 1-1 2-4 0
Gore 0-3 0-6 -45
Porter Consolidated 0-3 0-6 -45

Arkoma hopes for happy homecoming Thursday against Haileyville

October 15, 2014

The Arkoma Mustangs are hoping Thursday night’s homecoming will be just what the doctor ordered for them as they will try to end their five-game losing streak in a District B-4 game against the Haileyville Warriors at 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Field.
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District B-4 Standings
Team District Overall +/-
Keota 5-0 6-0 +75
Dewar 5-0 6-0 +75
Weleetka 4-1 4-2 +45
Caddo 3-2 3-3 +22
Gans 3-2 3-3 +5
Porum 2-3 2-4 -15
Wetumka 2-3 2-4 -22
Canadian 1-4 1-5 -52
Arkoma 0-5 1-5 -66
Haileyville 0-5 0-6 -67

Who got arrested?

October 15, 2014

The following people were booked into the LeFlore County Detention Center overnight. The information was gathered from the jail's daily roster and only shows booking information. Only those with a case number listed have been charged. Stay tuned each morning to see who was arrested overnight.
CF — criminal felony
CM— criminal misdemeanor
FD — family docket such as child support
For more information about an arrestee, you can search by name or case number on or

Oct. 11

Jesse Holman, public intoxication; $2,000 bond

Poteau Bandit League teams sweep Greenwood Blue

October 15, 2014

GREENWOOD, Ark. — All four Poteau Bandit League teams posted road wins last Saturday in sweeping the Greenwood Blue squads.
The sixth-grade team won 14-8, the fifth-graders posted a 28-0 victory, the fourth-grade squad won 36-7 and the third-graders got a 33-0 shutout.
All four teams will return to action beginning at noon this Saturday against Van Buren [Ark.] Green at Costner Stadium. The third-grade game will be first, followed by the fourth-grade contest, fifth-grade game and sixth-grade contest.

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